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Programme Officer: Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS)
Deadline: 23 November 2012

Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) is a regional NGO working in 10 countries in southern Africa and beyond. The organisation’s mission is to promote effective and ethical development responses to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, HIV and Gender through Advocacy, Communication and Social mobilization. SAfAIDS is looking a highly skilled Programme Officer to join its Regional Office team. This post requires an all rounder, able to provide programme support in a number of programme areas and able to work effectively, independently and as part of a team.

-Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Health sciences, Health Education or other relevant field
-At least 5 years experience in Sexual Reproductive Health work
-Excellent project implementation skills
-An in-depth knowledge of SRH issues (PMTCT, MCH, and OVC) is essential
-Must have some research experience, basic M & E knowledge and excellent analytical skills
-Demonstrated experience in training and facilitation is essential, as is the ability to design training programmes
-Ability to develop content for SRH materials is essential
-Advocacy skills would be a distinct advantage
-Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to write project reports and/document projects is essential

Interested applicants should send an application and CV, information on current salary, benefits and contact details of three referees to: The Head of HR, Policy and Administration, SAfAIDS, 17 Beveridge Road, Avondale, Harare or email application to recruitments [at] safaids [dot] net

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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